07:00 , Sep 28, 2009 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

The pair of life sciences companies on IPO road shows may give investors and other companies clues on the opening of an IPO window. Profitable plasma-derived protein company Talecris Biotherapeutics Inc. may price this week,...
08:00 , Nov 3, 2008 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Venture debt demands equity

Lenders are still offering venture debt and credit facilities despite the credit crunch. But their expectations include either a revenue stream or a clear path to additional financing, from which the company would repay the...
01:42 , Oct 21, 2008 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

SkinMedica gets $27.5M credit facility

Dermatology company SkinMedica (Carlsbad, Calif.) received a $27.5 million senior secured credit facility from GE Healthcare Financial Services and BlueCrest Capital Finance. The facility consists of a $22.5 million venture loan and a $5 million...